Evaluating environmental, demographic and genetic effects on population-level survival in an island endemic
Deni Purwandana, Achmad Ariefiandy, M Jeri Imansyah, Claudio Ciofi, David M Forsyth, Andrew M Gormley, Heru Rudiharto, Aganto Seno, Damien A Fordham, Graeme Gillespie, Tim S Jessop
Ecography | WILEY | Published : 2015
We thank all the Komodo National Park staff and volunteers who assisted us in the field. Financial support from the Zoological Society of San Diego, the Komodo Species Survival Plan of the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong, the Mohamed bin Zayed species conservation fund and the Taronga Conservation Society, Australia is gratefully acknowledged. This research was conducted via a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Zoological Society of San Diego and the Indonesian Dept of Forestry and Conservation (PHKA), an MOU between the Komodo Survival Program and Komodo National Park, and a Memorandum of Agreement between the Indonesian Inst. of Sciences (LIPI) and the Univ. of Florence. We thank J. Birtles for comments that greatly improved this manuscript.